NTSB Identification: ANC84LA085.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25730.
Accident occurred Monday, June 04, 1984 in MCGRATH, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N2372D
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED AND NOSED OVER DURING LANDING. THE PLT HAD ONLY ABOUT 4 HRS PIC IN THIS ACFT. SHE SAID THE ACFT VEERED LEFT AND SHE STRAIGHTENED IT ONLY TO HAVE IT VEER TO THE RIGHT. ONE MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED AFTER WHICH IT TIPPED OVER BREAKING THE WINDSHIELD.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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